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Old 07-13-2010, 10:16 AM
 
Location: SE Michigan
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The Lebron incident reminded me of this old speech by Bo Schembechler called :

The Team The Team The Team.

How simple, brilliant, true and fitting it is so in light of the recent Lebron James circus I thought I'd dust it off for you to listen to in Cleveland.

I sure miss the fire and passion of the old Bo and Woody days.

Anyhow to listen go here.

YouTube - Bo Schembechler Speech (The TEAM)

Transcript of speech:

We want the Big Ten championship and we're gonna win it as a Team. They can throw out all those great backs, and great quarterbacks, and great defensive players, throughout the country and in this conference, but there's gonna be one Team that's gonna play solely as a Team. No man is more important than The Team. No coach is more important than The Team. The Team, The Team, The Team, and if we think that way, all of us, everything that you do, you take into consideration what effect does it have on my Team? Because you can go into professional football, you can go anywhere you want to play after you leave here. You will never play for a Team again. You'll play for a contract. You'll play for this. You'll play for that. You'll play for everything except the team, and think what a great thing it is to be a part of something that is, The Team. We're gonna win it. We're gonna win the championship again because we're gonna play as team, better than anybody else in this conference, we're gonna play together as a team. We're gonna believe in each other, we're not gonna criticize each other, we're not gonna talk about each other, we're gonna encourage each other. And when we play as a team, when the old season is over, you and I know, it's gonna be Michigan again, Michigan."
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Old 07-13-2010, 04:46 PM
 
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Good speech. Michigan would be a better team if dickrod applied the same principles that Bo outlined in his speech. (Go Buckeyes!).

But yeah thanks for posting.
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